Philosophy: “I believe that the time children spend growing and learning in a safe, stimulating and loving environment will provide the foundation for their development for the rest of their lives.”
Credentials: Catherina has been at Daisy since 2004 and is currently working towards a degree in Early Childhood Development and Computer Skills. She came to Daisy after working at Parent-Child Development Center in Oakland, where she planned curriculum, handled child assessment and screenings, and worked in the classroom.
Philosophy: “I believe that playing is children’s work and it is through a teacher’s guidance and positive modeling, children are capable of reaching their utmost potential – thus allowing them to flourish in all aspects of their lives.”
Credentials: Annie has been working with children since September 2010. She has her Bachelor’s of Science in Human Development from University of California, Davis, with a minor in Psychology. She earned her Associate Teacher Certificate from Merritt College.
Philosophy: “Every child is a new ray of hope. I believe children thrive with exposure to social dynamics and that multicultural understanding, creativity and skills thrive in this environment. While some structure is necessary, I believe that freeform play has an important role in development.”
Credentials: Ron has been working in the childcare industry for over 30 years and he’s been at Daisy since 1994. Beyond his thousands of hours of experience, Ron earned an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from DeAnza Community College.